Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
There are two cruise ship docks in Las Palmas:
As implied by the name, the Las Palmas City Centre Docks are located right in the city centre.
The Santa Catalina Point Docks have a capacity to handle five cruise ships but don't have a terminal building. The El Muelle shopping mall, however, is located directly across the street from the docks. There is also a tourist information booth located nearby.
The island of Gran Canaria has an excellent public transit system. The main bus station is located at San Telmo.
Ferry service operates from the port to other islands is the Canary archipelago.
The Las Palmas hop-on hop-off bus shuttles passengers to many of the city's top tourist attractions.
Buses run every 30 minutes from 10 AM until 6 PM. The duration of the cruise is 1 hour 30 minutes. A 24-hour tickets cost approximately USD$30.
There is a bus stop close to the cruise terminal. The bus also stops at the following sites:
Top attractions in Las Palmas includes the following:
Please visit the Las Palmas Travel Guide for comprehensive information about the city.
Attractions elsewhere on the Island of Gran Canaria are the following:
Access the Gran Canaria Vacation Guide for more information about Gran Canaria island.
Gran Canaria Island is a Spanish Island. The currency used is the euro.
Las Palmas enjoys a very mild but dry climate. It is sometimes referred to as the "Eternal Spring".
Average daily temperature by month are as follows:
Wifi access is available at El Muelle shopping mall, across the street from the dock at Santa Catalina Point.